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The UMA V2.0 specifications have exited their four-week"WG last call" period, and the Work Group has published an initial set of drafts of 17 April 2017 reflecting comments made during that period: UMA Core V2.0 revision 21 and OAuth 2.0 Resource Registration revision 08. Here is a detailed swimlane diagram that dynamically tracks the drafts, and a high-level swimlane diagram that briefly summarizes the UMA2 flow. The UMA Implementer's Guide is also growing. Expect more draft spec work and other information, such as release notes, soonWork Group is sorting through the comments we received, and determining and implementing responses as appropriate. You can follow along in our Disposition of Comments document-in-progress. We have published an interim set of resulting specifications: UMA 2.0 Grant for OAuth 2.0 Authorization (UMA Grant rev 06) and Federated Authorization for UMA 2.0 (FedAuthz rev 06).

Resources to understand more about UMA are available and growing. Don't miss the slides from Authorization: Age of UMA, the Introducing UMA 2.0 session delivered by two UMA coauthors at the Chicago Cloud Identity Summit (and stay tuned for the video). We're fleshing out the Release Notes, updating the UMA Implementer's Guide, and attending to similar tasks around the site. Also see these UMA Grant and FedAuthz sequence diagrams. If you're interested to contribute help, we invite you to the review, testing, and finalization of the Kantara Recommendation versions of these specifications over the coming few weeks and months, it's not too latejoin the group! Fill out the Group Participation Agreement form to get going. Click the image above to view the UMA Movie, which premiered at the 23rd Internet Identity Workshop in October 2016.

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User-Managed Access (UMA) is an award-winning OAuth-based protocol designed to give an individual a unified control point for authorizing who and what can get access to their digital data, content, and services, no matter where all those things live. Read the specs, join the group, check out the implementations, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, get involved!

See the The UMA Roadmap for 2016 page to see guided the use cases and technical issues that the Work Group is currently focusing on.focused on in its UMA V2.0 effort. You can find other drivers in the Work Group's original compendium of Scenarios and Use Cases, its Case Studies page, and its User Stories page.

The short link for this page is http://tinyurl.com/umawg.

 

News:

  • April 17July 27: The UMA V2.0 specifications have exited their four-week"WG last call" period, and the Work Group has published an initial set of drafts of 17 April 2017 reflecting comments made during that period: UMA Core V2.0 revision 21 and OAuth 2.0 Resource Registration revision 08. Here is a detailed swimlane diagram that dynamically tracks the drafts, and a high-level swimlane diagram that briefly summarizes the UMA2 flow. The UMA Implementer's Guide is also growing. Expect more draft spec work and other information, such as release notes, soon. If you're interested to contribute to the review, testing, and finalization of the Kantara Recommendation versions of these specifications over the coming few weeks and months, it's not too late! Fill out the Group Participation Agreement form to get going. Click the image above to view the UMA Movie, which premiered at the 23rd Internet Identity Workshop in October 2016Public Comment period is closed! The Work Group is sorting through the comments we received, and determining and implementing responses as appropriate. You can follow along in our Disposition of Comments document-in-progress. We have published an interim set of resulting specifications: UMA 2.0 Grant for OAuth 2.0 Authorization (UMA Grant rev 06) and Federated Authorization for UMA 2.0 (FedAuthz rev 06).
  • July 24: Don't miss the slides from Authorization: Age of UMA, the Introducing UMA 2.0 session delivered by two UMA coauthors at the Chicago Cloud Identity Summit (and stay tuned for the video).
  • June 29: The Work Group has re-elected its leadership team: Eve Maler (@xmlgrrl) as chair, Maciej Machulak (@mmachulak) as vice-chair and implementations coordinator, and Domenico Catalano (@domcat) as graphics and user experience editor. Thanks to all for serving!
  • June 26: Don't miss this great new article on UMA 2.0 by spec coauthor Justin Richer.
  • May 25: The Work Group is pleased to announce that it has published the UMA Version 2.0 Draft Recommendations, approved for their Public Comment period: UMA 2.0 Grant for OAuth 2.0 Authorization (UMA Grant rev 05) and Federated Authorization for UMA 2.0 (FedAuthz rev 05). To comment, please email your comments to staff@kantarainitiative.org with the subject "UMAWG COMMENT SUBMISSION". For details about this period, see the Kantara announcement.
  • March 3: The UMA Legal subgroup is meeting again to look at important new deliverables. If you've got a legal specialty, or want to contribute to the connection between consent/permission/authorization/delegation and the regulatory data protection world, you're just the kind of person we're looking for.
  • November 4: The UMA Legal subgroup has a new sharpened-up charter today! Check out the Legal page for links to interim deliverables. Particularly if you're a "legal eagle", are familiar with GDPR, or have business use cases involving delegation or proxies/guardians, we'd love for you to join us and help out. (See the Join link on this page.)
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